Training the disadvantaged to fill Israel’s high-tech gap
The work of JDC Israel to promote the advancement and inclusion of vulnerable Israeli populations through job training programs is showcased in a piece quoting Sigal Shelach, CEO of JDC-Tevet.
The Jewish Link of the Bronx, Westchester, and Connecticut
SAR HS Students Portray Holocaust Survivors in ‘Witness Theater’ Production
A piece highlighting Witness Theater, a JDC Israel program enabling Holocaust survivors to share their traumatic experiences which are then dramatized, that has been adopted by the Mamaroneck High School.
Israel: Workforce Diversity is the Key to Building an Innovative Society
An article showcasing trends in diversity in Israel’s workforce, quoting Dr. Sigal Shelach, Senior Deputy Director of JDC Israel.
Babi Yar, L’cha Dodi, a Bat Mitzvah and Hatikvah
A reflection on a recent trip to Ukraine, highlighting JDC’s work, by the CFO of the New Jersey-based Golda Och Academy.
The Jerusalem Post
New Govt Program Aims to Provide Free Training, Job Placement in Hi-Tech
A piece on We Code, an initiative offering vulnerable Israelis free training and job placement in hi-tech, supported by JDC.
The Texas Jewish Post
Around the Town: Karina Sokolowska
An article highlights the upcoming visit of JDC’s Poland Director Karina Sokolowska, who will speak about her work with the Jewish community of Poland.
The Times of Israel
Hungary’s continued Jewish revival is our responsibility
Efforts to continue Hungary’s Jewish renaissance and strengthen the Jewish community are critical, asserts a JDC Ambassador’s member in an op-ed.
Despite anti-Semitism Fears, Poland’s Jews Refuse to Hide Away
A feature showcasing Jewish life in Poland today, highlighting the JDC-created Warsaw JCC and interviews with JDC’S Karina Sokolowska and Agata Rakowiecka.
These are the things that get Jews branded as ‘anti-Polish’ in Warsaw these days
A piece on local Jewish responses to Poland’s recent legislation, quoting JDC’s Warsaw JCC director Agata Rakowieka.
Los Angeles Jewish Journal
In Warsaw, A Survey of the ‘Polish Law’s’ Damage
A story highlighting Jewish life in Poland today featuring JDC’s Warsaw JCC.
The Jewish Link of New Jersey
SAR High School Observes Yom HaShoah With Witness Theater
A piece spotlights Witness Theater, a JDC-created program enabling Holocaust survivors to share their traumatic experiences, which are then dramatized.
75 years after the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, Poland’s Jews are not giving up
JDC’s Agata Rakowieka, director of the JCC Warsaw, recounts her personal contribution to the miraculous Jewish life in Poland on the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
The Jewish Journal
Israeli Taekwondo Program Has Local Source
A story on philanthropists funding a taekwondo program in Israel, which was created by JDC, to commemorate their deceased granddaughter.
Finding a Home in Israel, Again
Vulnerable communities in Israel empowered by JDC are included in a Tablet photo essay by a photographer in JDC’s HOME: Lens on Israel exhibit at Temple Emanu-El’s Bernard Museum of Judaica in New York City.
The Jewish Link
Holocaust Survivors Share Their Stories at New Rochelle’s Beth El Synagogue
On Yom HaShoah, a commemoration ceremony brings together two Holocaust survivors, with a JDC connection, to share their stories in New Rochelle, New York.
The Times of Israel
Hungary’s ‘missing’ Jews come out of hibernation to take community’s helm
A major feature on Jewish leaders leading the charge to transform Jewish life in Hungary, with a focus on JDC’s Zsuzsa Fritz, director of the Balint House JCC, and Peter Berenyi, deputy director of the Balint House.
The evils of the Holocaust demand that each one of us be a lifesaver
Ahead of Yom HaShoah, JDC CEO David Schizer spotlights three lessons from the Holocaust for today, expounding on addressing Jewish needs as a global community.
The New York Times
Passover in a Land of Jewish Ghosts
On Passover, Rabbi David Wolpe, a JDC Board Member, reflects on the rekindling of Jewish life in places where it was almost extinguished, including Budapest where JDC has helped revive the community.
Humanitarian groups provide matzo for needy Jews in former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
Before Passover, JDC’s matzah delivery across the former Soviet Union, India and Egypt, as well as hundreds of holiday events, are featured.
Jewish organizations encourage retelling the Passover story with trivia cards
Ahead of Passover, a news story showcases JDC Entwine’s ReOrdered global Passover toolkit.